DuPont Opens New Innovation Center In Iowa and 2 Other Dow Movers to Watch
E.I. DuPont de Nemours and Company (NYSE:DD): Current price $52.60
On Tuesday, DuPont announced that it is broadening its research into new products for agriculture, food, and alternative energy, as it inaugurates a new innovation center in Iowa. DuPont Chief Executive Ellen Kullman said in a statement that the center joins a chain of worldwide locations, and will target the use of its global network of scientific research to more rapidly come to market with “local solutions.” DuPont posted sales of $34.8 billion in 2012, and is racing with competitors to introduce new products for food and energy needs, as the planet’s population skyrockets.